Senior Flood Risk Consultant

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South East
£35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Carrington West
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As a leading development and infrastructure consultancy, our clients are involved in a wide range of activities from the development of housing and offices to provision of major infrastructure schemes. Flood risk is now a key consideration in many of these projects and we need to continue to innovate and come up with creative solutions which both protect people and promote sustainable development.
Within our flood risk management team, we have extensive modelling and assessment expertise and have created a new and exciting role for the right person to join us at a senior level to help shape and direct our project team and provide robust and creative advice to our existing clients.
Based in our largest office, in Reading, this is a great opportunity to develop your existing consultancy experience within an exciting and friendly environment.
The role holder will have the opportunity to take a lead in a range of multi-disciplinary projects, including flood risk assessment and development work, flood alleviation studies, supporting works to water bodies classified under the Reservoirs Act and supporting work driven by the Water Framework Directive.
Key responsibilities / duties include:
�Client and stakeholder liaison
�Project management, undertaking a technical lead and review role
�Technical lead during the production of 1D/2D models, flood maps and outline designs of flood management measures
�Review technical work, such as hydrological and hydraulic analysis, flood risk reports
�Preparation of flood risk assessments and environmental statement water chapters
�Management and development of junior staff

About You
Capabilities and Qualifications
The ideal candidate will be a positive and enthusiastic team player, who holds a degree, Masters degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline and will be either Chartered or working towards Chartered status.
The ideal candidate must:
�Have experience of land development and planning policy in the UK
� Have knowledge of producing 1D/2D models
�Have the ability to use models to inform design
�Have excellent report writing skills
�Have good client/stakeholder liaison skills
�Be able to manage multiple complex projects
Be able to manage and develop junior staff


Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393 876 030
Contact: Tony Hutt

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